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"The Biggest Clock Face In The World"
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"The Biggest Clock Face In The World"

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Julie Thomson
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"The Biggest Clock Face In The World"
Crafts and Technology - "The Biggest Clock Face in the World" Men in formal attire, seated and dining around an enormous clock face

1/8 Glass plate negative
126.1962 (Lumbers Collection)
GP385

Negatives Collection, Leicestershire Record Office

This clock face is actually one of the two that crown the Liver Building in the docks of Liverpool. The clock face was made by Gent & Co of Leicester, famous for their railway clocks. The faces were installed in May 1911 and started on 22nd June 1911 at 1.40pm, the precise time George V was crowned. Although no longer the biggest clock faces in the world, they remain the largest in the UK.
GP385
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